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The making of glass objects and devices as a contribution to increasing the scientific and technological knowledge of antiquity and a basis for the “scientific” rediscovery of this material in the Renaissance.
A journey through the time of nature – from ultra-long periods since the Earth was formed and life evolved to ultra-short periods of chemical reactions.
Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman instruments are evidence of the long journey of mankind towards precise measurements of dimensions and time.
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Surgical instruments and treatises illustrate the development of surgery from the second half of the 18th century until it was finally acknowledged as an independent discipline in the 19th century.
The Tuscan artist's contributions to the development of perspective in figurative arts (in Italian onlystrong>).